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loosening del sol engine mount

Discussion in 'Civic and del Sol - EG and EK' started by acelottski, Jun 19, 2007.

  1. acelottski

    acelottski New Member

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    Jun 19, 2007
    Trying to loosen the engine mount bolt to replace the timing belt. Have tried 300ftlb impact wrench. No luck. Will try to heat nut tomorrow and try again. Any special tricks?
  2. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Sep 30, 2002
    Dallas / Fort Worth, TX
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    Yeah, post up on the forums? Actually read admins' signatures when they request that you not PM about car tech stuff?

    Not to be rude or anything, but that's what forums are for. If everyone just PM'd site staff technical questions, nobody would share information, plus the person answering the question wouldn't necessarily be right... and may not log on as often as you think (like in this case).

    My input:
    1. penetrating oil (WD-40 or something else)
    2. heat it up
    3. bigger bar
    4. drill it out

    So were you successful?
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